Small Lodge Planning Assistance

Small Lodge Planning Assistance

Agnew::Beck was hired by the City of Aspen to provide technical assistance related to the development of the Small Lodge Incentive program. To ensure that Aspen’s bed base is diverse and accommodates tourists at a range of income levels, the City began implementing a Small Lodge Incentive program that provides a range of services including […]

Homer Recreation and Culture Needs Assessment

The Parks, Art, Recreation, and Culture (PARC) Needs Assessment determined the resources and prioritized the identified needs for the Greater Homer community (including the City of Homer and four neighboring census tracts: Anchor Point, Fritz Creek, Diamond Ridge, and Kachemak City) concerning PARC facilities and programs. To accomplish this, the project involved assessing community values, […]

Chugach National Forest Plan Revision

As an early adopter of the federally mandated “New Planning Rule”, the United States Forest Service began a Forest Plan Revision for the Chugach National Forest. During Phase One, the Forest Service assessment current ecological, economic and social conditions and trends related to the Forest and Southcentral Alaska. The Forest Service contracted with Agnew::Beck to […]

City of Boise Parks and Rec Planning

Foothills and Open Space Management Plan  The City of Boise Parks and Recreation Department assumes primary responsibility for open space and recreation development within Boise. The foothills located on the Boise Front provide an excellent opportunity for open space enjoyment and serve as a main venue for Parks and Rec’s initiatives. Stewardship within the foothills […]

Hillside to the Hollow Public Process Facilitation

In the foothills surrounding Boise, Idaho, there are a number of open space reserves providing opportunities for outdoor enjoyment through recreation and open space preservation. One of these reserves, Hillside to the Hollow, was recently acquired by the City of Boise and the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley (LLTV). Prior to the property’s acquisition, […]

Children’s Forest Initiative

The USFS engaged Agnew::Beck and partner Triangle Associates Inc. to assist the Chugach National Forest in drawing the next generation of children and their families outdoors. A::B and Triangle provided strategic planning, facilitation, and creative communication services for the Children’s Forest Initiative. The Children’s Forest Initiative Get Out, Go Wild, Change the Future Modern life […]

Prince William Sound/Chugach Sound Stories

Agnew::Beck assisted the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and their project partner, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), to conduct the public participation and facilitation process required to prepare a multi-purpose MapGuide for Prince William Sound (PWS) and Marine Trail. The project sought to help a broad and diverse audience CONSERVE, ENJOY, and UNDERSTAND the Sound. The […]

Mat-Su Borough Master Trails Plan

The Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation was established in 2011 to meet the growing resource needs of trail users and trail groups in the Mat-Su Borough. The Foundation is ultimately hoping to support the development of an integrated system of trails throughout the borough. In 2011, the Mat-Su Health Foundation donated funding for the Trails […]